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Iraqi warplanes kill four Islamic State terrorists in Anbar

Anbar (IraqiNews.com) – Four members of the Islamic State terrorist group were killed Sunday in an air raid on a terrorist hotbed in Anbar province, a tribal militia commander said. “Iraqi warplanes have targeted a secret tunnel of the Islamic State militant group in al-Madham district, 90 km south of …

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Iraqi security apprehend six Islamic State militants in Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) – Iraqi security forces arrested on Sunday six members of the Islamic State terrorist group in Nineveh province, the Interior Ministry said. “Based on judicial arrest warrants, six Islamic State terrorists were busted by the 12th emergency troops of the Nineveh Operations Command in Mosul city,” Alsumaria News …

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Turkey determined to destroy ‘terror corridor’ in Syria despite talks with US to establish a safe zone

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday his country is determined to destroy what he called a “terror corridor” in northern Syria — regardless of whether or not Turkey and the United States agree on the establishment of a so-called “safe zone” there. U.S. and Turkish officials …

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With Libyans now 'fighting the wars of others' inside their own country, UN envoy urges Security Council action to end violence

29 July 2019 – Fighting in Libya “shows no signs of abating”, the head of the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL), told the Security Council on Monday, painting a grim picture of worsening humanitarian conditions, and warning that the instability and influx of foreign weapons is fueling a proxy war …

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Pentagon Plans to Reject Japan's Request to Join F-35 Project Despite Row With Turkey – Report

Earlier, Washington booted Turkey out of the F-35 stealth fighter programme and said the country wouldn’t be getting its 120 stealth fighter jets after Ankara refused to cancel its S-400 missile system deal with Russia. Despite the deadly crash of a Japanese Air Self-Defence Force F-35A earlier this year, Japan …

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Pompeo Says Trump Wants To 'Reduce' Foreign Forces In Afghanistan By November 2020

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says President Donald Trump wants combat forces of the United States and its allies reduced in Afghanistan before the next U.S. presidential election in November 2020. Pompeo made the remarks on July 29 during a talk on foreign policy hosted by the …

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